Progress meaning

prŏg'rĕs', -rəs, prō'grĕs'
To progress is to move forward or advance towards completion.

An example of progress is when you continue walking down a path, getting closer to your destination.

An example of progress is when you are continuing to build a home.

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Progress is moving forwards towards an end goal, or is making things better or more advanced.

An example of progress is getting closer to your destination.

An example of progress is the change from land line phones to cell phones.

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Development, advancement, or improvement, as toward a goal.

The math students have shown great progress.

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A ceremonial journey made by a sovereign through his or her realm.
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To move forward or onward.

The ship progressed toward the equator.

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To develop, advance, or improve.

Research progressed on the new vaccine.

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To increase in scope or severity, as a disease taking an unfavorable course.
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A moving forward or onward.
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Forward course; development.
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Advance toward perfection or to a higher or better state; improvement.
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An official journey, as of a sovereign.
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To move forward or onward.
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To move forward toward completion, a goal, etc.
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To advance toward perfection or to a higher or better state; improve.
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To move forward; advance.
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To increase in scope or severity, as of a disease taking an unfavorable course.
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Movement or advancement through a series of events, or points in time; development through time. [from 15th c.]

Testing for the new antidote is currently in progress.

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Specifically, advancement to a higher or more developed state; development, growth. [from 15th c.]

Science has made extraordinary progress in the last fifty years.

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An official journey made by a monarch or other high personage; a state journey, a circuit. [from 15th c.]
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(now rare) A journey forward; travel. [from 15th c.]
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Movement onwards or forwards or towards a specific objective or direction; advance. [from 16th c.]

The thick branches overhanging the path made progress difficult.

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(intransitive) To move, go, or proceed forward; to advance.

They progress through the museum.

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(intransitive) To improve; to become better or more complete.

Societies progress unevenly.

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To move (something) forward; to advance, to expedite.
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Forward or onward movement, as toward a destination.

We made little progress on our way home because of the traffic.

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Origin of progress

From Old French progres (“a going forward"), from Latin prōgressus (“an advance"), from the participle stem of prōgredÄ« (“to go forward, advance, develop"), from pro- (“forth, before") + gradi (“to walk, go").